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synonyms for blunted

  • cripple
  • dampen
  • debilitate
  • sap
  • soften
  • undermine
  • water down
  • weaken
  • attenuate
  • benumb
  • deaden
  • desensitize
  • disable
  • enfeeble
  • numb
  • obtund
  • hebetate
  • take the edge off
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antonyms for blunted

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  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • help
  • strengthen
  • enliven
  • increase
  • needle
  • point
  • sharpen
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How to use blunted in a sentence

The impact of a short-term shutdown on public-facing services would likely be blunted by the coronavirus pandemic, which has kept many Americans indoors and closed or restricted the operations of operations like national parks.
GOVERNMENT FUNDING APPEARS LIKELY TO EXPIRE FRIDAY NIGHT AS CONGRESS TRIES TO COMPLETE STIMULUS DEALJEFF STEIN, MIKE DEBONIS, LISA REIN, RACHEL SIEGELDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So far, government aid has significantly blunted financial stress for millions of Americans.
BANKERS WERE THE VILLAINS OF THE LAST RECESSION. THEY CAN BE HEROES IN THIS ONEMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
There are other knives out there featuring blunt tips and supposedly learner-friendly features, but in my opinion, as an avowed not-a-parent, a kid is better off learning how to handle the real thing.
A BAD UNCLE'S GUIDE TO DANGEROUS GIFTS FOR KIDSWES SILERDECEMBER 11, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
If we can just hang on and do those fundamental public health measures to try and blunt some of these surges, ultimately we can get out of this.
VACCINES OFFER HOPE FOR END TO PANDEMIC, BUT BRUTAL MONTHS LIE AHEADJOEL ACHENBACH, JOSE DEL REALDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In the bluntest possible terms — and with the utmost respect for the form — TikTok is teenagers making pouty faces and gyrating into a camera.
HOW A TIKTOK HOUSE DESTROYED ITSELFREBECCA JENNINGSOCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
Nigel might pray to a pale Madonna; Isaacson dealt with a definitely blunted woman of the world.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
California seemed less like a voluptuous leviathan blowing poppy-dust that blunted the memory of all things beyond her borders.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He was better fitted for the battle of life, but his susceptibilities and his enthusiasms were a trifle blunted.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Also the tender points of the fibres of the optic nerve would soon become blunted and the eye of course useless.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
With them the body has worn out the soul, the senses have burned up the heart, dissipation has blunted the feelings.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
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WORDS RELATED TO BLUNTED

  • blunt
  • blunted
  • edentate
  • edentulate
  • edgeless
  • flat
  • not keen
  • obtuse
  • pointless
  • round
  • square
  • toothless
  • turned
  • unpointed
  • unsharpened
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.